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The Voyage of the Beagle: Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the World

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In 1831, Charles Darwin embarked on an expedition that, in his own words, determined my whole career. The Voyage of the Beagle chronicles his five-year journey around the world and especially the coastal waters of South America as a naturalist on the H.M.S. Beagle. While traveling through these unexplored countries collecting specimens, Darwin began to formulate the theories of evolution and natural selection realized in his master work, The Origin of Species. Travel memoir and scientific primer alike, The Voyage of the Beagle is a lively and accessible introduction to the mind of one of history's most influential thinkers.

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Steve Jones is professor of genetics at University College, London. He is the

Synopsis:

A youthful Charles Darwin records his impressions of the flora, fauna, and geology of the South American coasts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307769725
Subtitle:
Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle round the World
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Introduction:
Jones, Steve
Author:
Charles Darwin,
Author:
Darwin, Charles
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Evolution - Human
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
South America
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
Voyages around the world
Subject:
General
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Subject:
History
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Biology-Darwin Criticism
Subject:
Science Reference-General
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
Science : General
Subject:
Science : Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
Biology-General
Subject:
Biology-Evolution
Subject:
Nature Studies-Darwin
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20010313
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
496

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History and Social Science » World History » General
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Science and Mathematics » Geology » General
Science and Mathematics » History of Science » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General
Travel » South America » General
Travel » Travel Writing » General

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